The European Researchers’ Night takes place every year all over Europe and beyond the last Friday of September. In 2016, these popular science events happened on Friday September 30
The events scheduled on Friday September 30, were an opportunity to meet researchers, talk to them, and to find out what they really do for society, in interactive and engaging ways.
These events were supported by the European Commission as part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, which is an EU programme to boost European research careers.
TARGEAR took part in these celebrations for the third time.This year Prof. Isabel Varela-Nieto (CSIC) together with others Marie Curie grant holders organized the European Corner in Madrid, there were shown the statistic of Spanish organizations participating in Marie Curie Action and it was presented TARGEAR project as an example of an action Marie Curie funded by the European Union.
Meanwhile in Firenze, TARGEAR was represent by Dr. Francesca Cencceti (UNIFI) presented “Innovative strategies for the treatment of hearing loss” talking about TARGEAR project and explore the field of sphingosine 1-phosphate signaling pathway in inner ear biology.
In Toulouse AFFICHEM were at the Researchers Corner where a European officer visited the Affichem Box dedicated to their research on deafness and their program TARGEAR.